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Standley Lake High School Junior Geoff Sweeney (cq) picks up a pineapple from the high board at the end of a swim meet in Lakewood on May 5th, 2007. His former teammate, Daniel Lunger (cq)collapsed and died in August at the start of his junior year, and he left a void his family and teammates could never hope to fill. A tradition Dan Lunger started with the Standley Lake team was all about a pineapple. On a lark he brought a pineapple to a club meet and they performed well. So he started bringing one to every meet and the guys all kissed it before every meet for good luck. The tradition stuck after he died of arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy, and every meet the team brings a pineapple and sets it on the high board for good luck. (JAVIER MANZANO/ROCKY MOUNTAIN NEWS) Geoff Sweeney (cq), Daniel Lunger (cq).

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